Shawn Sullivan, left, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's budget director, confers with J.G. Scott, center, the chief fiscal analyst for the Kansas Legislature's research staff, and Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning, R-Overland Park, right, following a meeting of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. The committee is proposing a two percent pay raise for most state workers.
Shawn Sullivan, left, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's budget director, confers with J.G. Scott, center, the chief fiscal analyst for the Kansas Legislature's research staff, and Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning, R-Overland Park, right, following a meeting of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. The committee is proposing a two percent pay raise for most state workers. John Hanna The Associated Press
Shawn Sullivan, left, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's budget director, confers with J.G. Scott, center, the chief fiscal analyst for the Kansas Legislature's research staff, and Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning, R-Overland Park, right, following a meeting of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. The committee is proposing a two percent pay raise for most state workers. John Hanna The Associated Press